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Note: Your program begins on Monday, March 29, and you will see new content begin to populate starting then. We'll be in touch closer to your start date with more detailed information and we'll make sure to keep you updated as you go through the program. Please reach out with any questions. Welcome to the pack!
WEEK 1: PREPARING FOR GOTCHA DAY PART I!
During these two weeks, we'll get you set up to welcome home your new puppy. We'll cover puppy essentials, puppy proofing your home, choosing the right vet (not all vets are made the same!), surviving your puppy's first night, and much more.

Quick 2 minute tutorial of the site, features, and where to find everything you'll need for the program

Be ready to bring your puppy home with our complete list of everything you'll need to ensure a safe and stimulating environment

Do you know all the different options available to you and when to use each type? Make sure to read this guide

Other than chocolate and caffeine, do you know all the foods that are dangeours for your dog? Check out these 20 foods to keep away from them ­čĹë

Make sure your home is a safe haven for your curious puppy as you let them explore their new home

Find a vet that's AAHA accredited and get an overview of what you should bring and ask your vet during your first visit. Your pup's health always comes first!

We hope you never need to use them, but have this list of numbers saved on your phone so they are handy if you ever need them

There's a fine for not registering your dog so make sure you're in good standing

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WEEK 2: PREPARING FOR GOTCHA DAY PART II!
During weeks 3-5 we'll cover everything you need to know during your puppy's "fear imprint" stage which are vital to ensure healthy development. We'll coach you on crate and potty training, developing the right sleeping habits, socializing a puppy that's not fully vaccinated, teething, and more.
WEEK 3: FIRST WEEK AT HOME
You've had your puppy for a few weeks now and you're starting to get more comfortable with your new day to day together. Now it's time to dive deeper on key topics to ensure your puppy's long term well being. We'll cover nutrition (there's SO many different diet choices out there), insurance options, and the right way to leave your puppy home alone.
WEEK 4: SOCIALIZATION
During these weeks, we'll tackle how to recognize allergies (food & skin), they are more common than you think! We'll also set you up for obedience training, either by yourself, with a local trainer, or an online course. Obedience training is important and now that your puppy is fully vaccinated, they're ready to venture out to puppy kindergarten.
WEEK 5: TEETHING AND BITING
Lastly, we'll end the program by teaching you how to travel (car & air) with your dog, how to ensure they are thriving if you can't bring them with you, and make sure you know what to expect for the next few months. By now, you'll be a pet parenting expert ready to tackle it all!
WEEK 6: NUTRITION
Lastly, we'll end the program by teaching you how to travel (car & air) with your dog, how to ensure they are thriving if you can't bring them with you, and make sure you know what to expect for the next few months. By now, you'll be a pet parenting expert ready to tackle it all!
WEEK 7: PET INSURANCE AND REGISTRATION
Lastly, we'll end the program by teaching you how to travel (car & air) with your dog, how to ensure they are thriving if you can't bring them with you, and make sure you know what to expect for the next few months. By now, you'll be a pet parenting expert ready to tackle it all!
WEEK 8: LEAVING YOUR PUPPER HOME ALONE THE RIGHT WAY
Lastly, we'll end the program by teaching you how to travel (car & air) with your dog, how to ensure they are thriving if you can't bring them with you, and make sure you know what to expect for the next few months. By now, you'll be a pet parenting expert ready to tackle it all!
WEEK 9: ALLERGIES (FOOD & SKIN)
Lastly, we'll end the program by teaching you how to travel (car & air) with your dog, how to ensure they are thriving if you can't bring them with you, and make sure you know what to expect for the next few months. By now, you'll be a pet parenting expert ready to tackle it all!
WEEK 10: OBEDIENCE TRAINING
Lastly, we'll end the program by teaching you how to travel (car & air) with your dog, how to ensure they are thriving if you can't bring them with you, and make sure you know what to expect for the next few months. By now, you'll be a pet parenting expert ready to tackle it all!
WEEK 11: GROOMING AND DENTAL
Lastly, we'll end the program by teaching you how to travel (car & air) with your dog, how to ensure they are thriving if you can't bring them with you, and make sure you know what to expect for the next few months. By now, you'll be a pet parenting expert ready to tackle it all!
WEEK 12: TRAVELING WITH YOUR DOG
Lastly, we'll end the program by teaching you how to travel (car & air) with your dog, how to ensure they are thriving if you can't bring them with you, and make sure you know what to expect for the next few months. By now, you'll be a pet parenting expert ready to tackle it all!
WEEK 13: DOG CPR
Lastly, we'll end the program by teaching you how to travel (car & air) with your dog, how to ensure they are thriving if you can't bring them with you, and make sure you know what to expect for the next few months. By now, you'll be a pet parenting expert ready to tackle it all!
WEEK 14: NEUTER & SPAYING - WHAT TO EXPECT AND HOW TO PREPARE
Lastly, we'll end the program by teaching you how to travel (car & air) with your dog, how to ensure they are thriving if you can't bring them with you, and make sure you know what to expect for the next few months. By now, you'll be a pet parenting expert ready to tackle it all!
WEEK 15: THE NEXT FEW MONTHS!
Lastly, we'll end the program by teaching you how to travel (car & air) with your dog, how to ensure they are thriving if you can't bring them with you, and make sure you know what to expect for the next few months. By now, you'll be a pet parenting expert ready to tackle it all!